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TRI-ART TURNTABLES IN BAMBOO!

The lowest cost of these bamboo designs is the two-speed, belt-driven, Sprout TA-0.5 turntable
with levelling legs, featuring a 24-pole synchronous AC motor with bronze collar
bearing with steel ball bearing and an aluminium sub platter
with steel shaft.
The attached 9”, three-ply bamboo laminate    
arm is soaked in hemp oil and sealed in
beeswax.
It arrives with VTA and azimuth
adjustments plus a bronze with brass
collar spike and synthetic, high viscosity grease
bearing with Cardas Wire 33 AWG and a micro
bubble level.
A built-in MM phono amp, with by-pass switch, amplifies the included
Audio Technica AT95E. Prices are $995 or $650 without the phono amp (all prices as
US dollars).
The Pebbles two-speed, belt-driven TA-1 turntable also has a bamboo platter with levelling legs
plus a 24-pole synchronous AC motor. Offered with a 9” arm for $1,295 or without for $995, it
weighs in at 5kg.
The Pebbles tonearm is a 9” ($350) or 12” ($450) model, three ply bamboo laminate. It’s 12mm
thick, soaked in hemp oil and sealed in beeswax with VTA and azimuth adjustments plus bronze
with brass collar spike and synthetic, high viscosity grease bearing, anti-skating mechanism, Cardas
Wire 33 AWG, silver plated cartridge clips and a bamboo mount.
Finally, the dual speed, dual plinth, belt-driven, 10kg Bam Bam turntable is a dual motor model
featuring a bamboo platter with copper inlay and bronze ingot insets and levelling legs. It can handle
both the 9” and 12” arms variety and is priced at $2,500 with a 9” arm or $1,925 without.

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